he Aussie market is poised to open lower, following negative leads from Wall Street overnight and falling commodity prices.
The December SPI futures contract is down 11 points at 5,138.
In local economic news today, the National Australia Bank’s monthly business survey for November and the ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence survey are both due out.
The AFR Workforce & Productivity Summit is on in Melbourne.
In the equities space, tech start-up Atlassian is expected to list on the Nasdaq in New York.
- SPI futures down 11 points at 5138
- AUD at 72.62 US cents
- On Wall St, late, S&P 500 -0.8%, Dow -0.8%, Nasdaq -0.9%
- In Europe, Stoxx 50 +0.9%, FTSE -0.2%, CAC +0.9%, DAX +1.3%
- In London, BHP -2.9%, Rio -0.7%
- Spot gold down $US11.42 or 1.05pc to $US1075.02 an ounce at 2.23pm in New York
- Brent crude down $US2.10 or 4.88pc to $US40.90 a barrel at 1.57pm in New York
- Iron ore fell 2.4 per cent overnight to $US39.06 a dry ton, according to Metal Bulletin
What’s on today
Australia weekly consumer sentiment, NAB business survey; Japan current account; China trade surplus; Euro area GDP; US job openings